Bill Pauls, formerly senior VP-group creative director, has been named executive creative director at BBDO/Atlanta.
Greg Bergan, formerly of Team One, El Segundo, Calif., and Jeff Martin, formerly of Barnhart CMI, Denver, have joined Denver's McClain Finlon Advertising as creative directors.
Art director Valerie Ang-Powell, formerly a freelancer, has joined Crispin Porter + Bogusky/L.A. as associate creative director.
At Cliff Freeman & Partners, New York: senior copywriter Adam Chasnow; copywriter Ian Reichenthal; and senior art director Jason Gaboriau have been promoted to VP-associate creative director.
Cliff Watson, formerly of Campbell LaCoste in Madison, Wis., has been named associate creative director at Bozell & Jacobs in Omaha.
Jimmy Ashworth and Scott Stripling, formerly of TBWA/Chiat/Day/San Francisco, have joined Seattle's Sedgwick Rd. (formerly McCann Erickson/Seattle), as senior art director and senior copywriter.
Ann Rubenstein, formerly a senior producer, has been promoted to executive producer at DDB/Chicago.
Freelancer Mike MacNeill has joined Merkley Newman Harty, New York, as an art director, and Mark Abellera, formerly of Goodby, Silverstein & Partners, has signed on as a copywriter.
At Olson & Co., Minneapolis: Riley Kane, formerly of Merkley Newman Harty, New York, and Eric Husband, formerly of Colle McVoy, Minneapolis, have joined the agency as copywriters. Liz Otremba, also from Colle McVoy, has come aboard as an art director.
Director Buddy Cone, formerly of Palomar Pictures, has signed with Chelsea Pictures.
Director Henry Holtzman, formerly of MPH, has signed with Santa Monica's BeachHouse Films.
Director Robert Black has signed with Coppos Films.
Oliver Fuselier, formerly of Reactor Films, has joined Rhythm & Hues, Los Angeles, as executive producer of Rhythm Live, the studio's live-action commercials division.
Editor Billy Senia, formerly of Moondog, has joined New York editorial house Slingshot.
Editor Sam Selis, formerly of Joint Editorial in Portland, Ore., has joined the Austin office of Charlie Uniform Tango.
Editor Connor McDonald, formerly of Pomegranit, has joined FilmCore/San Francisco.
Eriks Krumins, formerly of Original Films, has joined Backyard Productions, Chicago, as executive producer.
Lenie Ramos, formerly of Fuel/Razorfish, has joined Goodspot, Santa Monica, as a senior designer.